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Fri 08 Jun, 2018:
Beethoven: Piano Concertos – No 2 in B flat major, Op 19; No 4 in G major, Op 58

Lars Vogt’s Beethoven Piano Concerto cycle concludes with sterling accounts of the Mozart-accented Second and impromptu-infused Fourth, the pianist...

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Mon 03 Jul, 2017:
Beethoven: Piano Concertos – No 1 in C major, Op 15; No 5 in E flat major, Op 73 (Emperor)

How do you interpret Allegro con brio in the first movement of No 1? Carl Czerny, presumably with Beethoven’s approval, suggests the metronome...

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Mon 21 Nov, 2016:
Schubert: Impromptus, D 899; Moments musicaux, D 780; Six German Dances, D 820

Now this is what I like to hear: vivid declamation of material that I’ve known and loved for years, but which in the hands of a pianist – no, a...

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Tue 13 Sep, 2016:
Brahms: Violin Sonatas – No 1 in G major, Op 78; No 2 in A major, Op 100; No 3 in D minor, Op 108; Scherzo in C minor from F.A.E. Sonata, WoO 2

Peers but individuals too; and the tellingly close rapport between Christian Tetzlaff and Lars Vogt is exemplified in the last movement of the G major...

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Fri 19 Feb, 2016:
Schmidt: Das Buch mit sieben Siegeln

Franz Schmidt and his oratorio Das Buch mit sieben Siegeln, setting a text from the Book of Revelation, have long been overshadowed by associations...

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Thu 19 Nov, 2015:
Bach: Goldberg Variations, BWV 988; Beethoven: Diabelli Variations, Op 120; Rzewski: The People United Will Never Be Defeated!

Perplexing indeed is Igor Levit’s performance of the Goldberg Variations. Portents arise at the beginning as expectancies of excellence in the Aria...

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Mon 07 Sep, 2015:
Bach: Goldberg Variations, BWV 988

Just as actors need to have ‘their’ Hamlet or Ophelia on tap, so today’s pianists are at the ready with ‘their’ Goldbergs. Tureck and Gould...

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Thu 06 Mar, 2014:
Tonight: Welthits von Berlin bis Broadway –Music by Lincke, May, Stolz, Künneke, Leux, Abraham, Gershwin, Bernstein, Loewe, Weill, Tauber and Berlin

Dresden’s popular New Year’s Eve operetta gala took on a decidedly transatlantic tinge at the end of last year with this starry celebration of...

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